- Sandra Cisneros
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When comic Erkin Choliyev apologized for mocking the police, in a video posted by Uzbekistan's interior ministry, his fans feared the worst. Wearing a black mask, the diminutive actor explained that his hit comedy troupe Salty Bone had made a "mistake". https://bit.ly/311fNUC
Uganda's free speech advocates are calling for the release of a comedy group arrested last week on accusations of promoting sectarianism. Members of the group known as Bizonto were arrested after performing a skit that criticized government leaders. https://bit.ly/3hO9BpQ
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